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The World Health Organization’s recently published Global Report on Drowning found that drowning is the third leading cause of unintentional injury death worldwide―making the information presented in this new book an important part of the global effort to reduce this health risk. Written by leading researchers and academics from around the world, The Science of Beach Lifeguarding focuses on the scientific evidence that underpins... more...

Volume 12 in this series explores the latest experimental and clinical uses of stem cells in the treatment of disease and of injuries and reviews methods for isolating multipotent endothelial-like cells from human adipose tissue and discusses clinical applications in cell therapy and regenerative medicine. The book is organized in five parts: Cancer Stem Cells, Pluripotent Stem Cells, Dendritic Stem Cells, Regenerative Medicine and... more...

"Sie haben nichts": Jeder vierte bis fünfte Patient geht mit Beschwerden zum Arzt, die keine (hinreichende) organische Ursache haben. Das international verbindliche Diagnoseschema ICD-10 bezeichnet sie als "somatoforme Störungen". Sie erfordern eine interdisziplinäre Zusammenarbeit. Verständlich – für Laien und Profis – beschreibt der Autor Theorie, Therapie und die wichtigsten Beschwerden. In der 2. Auflage berücksichtigt er... more...

Resources for rehabilitation specialists tend to follow a straight line: injury—disability—limitation—intervention. The International Handbook of Occupational Therapy Interventions breaks with this tradition, organized by type of intervention (based on recommendations in the International Classification of Functioning) rather than disability, medical condition, or level of impairment. This innovative, user-friendly system identifies candidates... more...

This comprehensive, well referenced text provides an up to date review of what is known scientifically about occupational and environmental causes of sickness, disability, and death. It also includes information on the scientific methods used in acquiring this knowledge, making it a complete reference for both clinicians in occupational medicine, and researchers.


Anticipating and planning your organization's response to an emergency situation isn't just a good idea: it's a federal requirement. Since 1989, OSHA has issued numerous standards that explicitly require employers to have emergency action plans for their workplaces and dozens more regulating specific materials and processes that affect the health and safety of employees. This book makes the task of identifying and understanding OSHA's emergency... more...

How we recruit future healthcare professionals is critically important, as the demand for high quality healthcare increases across the globe. This book questions what the evidence tells us about how best to select those most suited to a career in healthcare, ensuring that the approaches used are relevant and fair to all who apply. The editors of this collection take a comprehensive look at the latest research surrounding recruitment... more...

This book discusses the latest findings on ensuring employees’ safety, health, and welfare at work. It combines a range of disciplines – e.g. work physiology, health informatics, safety engineering, workplace design, injury prevention, and occupational psychology – and presents new strategies for safety management, including accident prevention methods such as performance testing and participatory ergonomics. The book, which is... more...

This book integrates the growing clinical research evidence related to the emerging transdisciplinary field of occupational health and wellness. It includes a wide range of important topics, ranging from current conceptual approaches to health and wellness in the workplace, to common problems in the workplace such as presenteeism/abstenteeism, common illnesses, job-related burnout, to prevention and intervention methods. It consists of five major... more...

Carpal-tunnel and other entrapment syndromes are perhaps the most common work-related injuries currently reported. With this book, Vladimir Golovchinsky presents the first evidence of double-crush syndrome as a subgroup of these. To date the existence of double-crush syndrome has been a matter of debate. Dr. Golovchinsky presents a statistical analysis of substantial clinical material, which finds a cause-and-effect relationship between cervical or... more...